Brooke Barbera, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Brooke Barbera has tested.

Two corn tortillas topped with slow cooker shredded pork, cheese, and cilantro on a wooden board with some lime wedges beside.

Slow Cooker Shredded Pork

Pull out your slow cooker and sate yourself with this tender, sweetly spiced, subtly smoky shredded pork. And with nary any effort.

A cake pan of golden brown cornbread with a slice removed

Cornbread

An easy, foolproof, ever so slightly sweet corn bread that comes together as quickly as it disappears. Just watch it.

Oval casserole dish with spring asparagus and Asiago gratin, topped with coarse bread crumbs

Asparagus and Asiago Gratin

Our easy and elegant solution when you buy not-quite-spring spears of asparagus from the grocery store? Just add cheese and butter and bread crumbs.

A scattering of chili cheese fries topped with cheddar and snipped fresh chives.

Chili Cheese Fries

Honest grub with demolish-the-entire-panful-while-standing-at-the-counter allure. Grab some napkins.

Blood Orange Sorbet

Blood Orange Sorbet

Tartly sweet. Or sweetly tart. We can’t quite discern which best describes this simple, stunning sorbet. Not that it really matters.